|PROPYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0551 (August 1997)|
Propylene glycol methyl ether
| CAS #: 107-98-2
| UN #: 3092
|EC Number: 203-539-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 38°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 38°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Drowsiness. Headache. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Dry skin. Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Watering of the eyes. Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles or face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Cool. Keep in the dark.|
|PROPYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0551|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H10O2 / H3CCHOHCH2OCH3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 50 ppm as TWA; 100 ppm as STEL; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 370 mg/m3, 100 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 375 mg/m3, 100 ppm as TWA; 568 mg/m3, 150 ppm as STEL; (skin)
|Commercial product may contain impurities which may alter toxic properties.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
R: 10; S: (2)-24
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